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GROVE, W.R.

Address to the British association for the advancement of science   London Longmans, Green and Co. 1867

8vo [iv], 80 pp. Blind stamped publisher's cloth with gold lettering on front board; with the bookplate of Arnold Thackray on the paste-down. $65.00

Second edition of this address on the subject of continuity, delivered by the Association's president at Nottingham in 1866. He discusses current trends in science, citing recent works by Le Verrier, Berthellot, Tyndall, Herschel, Lavoisier, Pasteur, and Darwin, among others.

Grove (1811-1896) was a barrister and scientist interested in the emerging field of electro-chemistry. He is best known for developing fuel cell technology, which would later lead to the concept of energy conservation.


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